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Language and the mentally handicapped 1

Conference on language and the mentally handicapped (1st 1973 Kidderminster, England)

Language and the mentally handicapped 1

proceedings of the conference held at Lea Castle Hospital, near Kidderminster, Tuesday 27th November 1973.

by Conference on language and the mentally handicapped (1st 1973 Kidderminster, England)

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Published by Institute of Mental Subnormality in Kidderminster (Wolverhampton Road, Kidderminster, Worcs, DY10 3PP) .
Written in English


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